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Developer commences one million homes initiative

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Lifepage Group says it plans to build one million houses for different classes of Nigerians between now and 2041. The Managing Director, Lifepage Group, Mr. Oladipupo Clement, said it was part of efforts to bridge the country’s housing deficit. At the inauguration of the group’s ‘Million Homes’ initiative, he said the project and real estate crowdfunding platform would allow subscribers ...

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Flood destroys major roads, submerges houses in Jigawa

Jigawa

Flood triggered by days of incessant rainfall has damaged the Guri-Adyani and Guri-Dolanzugo roads in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State. The roads, according to Alhaji Sanusi Doro, the area’s information officer, are important for the transportation of rice, sesame, watermelon and onions to the markets. Doro, in a statement on Saturday in Guri, (LGA of Jigawa State) said ...

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Bandits attack Taraba villages, kill one, burn houses

Taraba

At least, one person was said to have lost his life and several houses burnt and other valuable properties destroyed on Sunday night when suspected herdsmen attacked Tudiri village in Ardo Kola Local Government and Kasuan Baila area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital. Mr. Amos Tijam a victim of the attack told our correspondent that one person was killed, ...

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Landslide destroys houses in Bayelsa

Bayelsa

A major landslide has occurred in Odi, Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, destroying houses in the community. Community sources said the landslide, believed to have been caused by water erosion, occurred on Sunday and has thrown the community into mourning because of the houses and property that have been destroyed. Investigations revealed that the Chief Whip of the ...

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How to identify substandard buildings in Nigeria

substandard buildings

In the past few days, the Nigeria cyberspace and media has been filled with different news especially two cases of collapsed buildings one in Itafaji area of Lagos State and the other at Molete area of Ibadan. These two incidences had raised so many concerns about the structures and strengths of the buildings we have these days across Nigeria. This ...

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Hoodlums raid MKO Abiola’s property, attack residents

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Residents of Igbo-Ilogbo, Ayobo, Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos, have cried to the authorities, particularly the police and the Lagos State government, to rescue them from the hands of hoodlums and miscreants threatening their lives. It was gathered that residents woke up yesterday (Thursday) morning to a rude shock as hoodlums numbering over 100 allegedly stormed the area ...

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Armed men burn houses in Kaduna

Kaduna – A community leader, who did not want to be mentioned, told newsmen that the attackers were on their way to a nearby community after wreaking havoc in Angwan Barde. The attack is coming barely 12 days after 40 people were killed and several houses burnt in Karamai village, still in Kajuru local government area. “Gunmen has killed and ...

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Hoodlums in Osun set 5 houses on fire

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Suspected arsonists on Sunday night set five houses on fire at Igangan in Atakumosa East Local Government Area of Osun State. Newsmen reports that the hoodlums who attacked the community at about 8.pm also destroyed property worth millions of naira. The assailants were also said to have shot one Miss Rukayat Balogun at Iwara in the early hours of Saturday. ...

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Obanikoro’s family recovers N500m houses, land from EFCC

Obanikoro

A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife and children have recovered three properties worth about N500m from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The properties include four terrace houses located at 44 Mamman Kotangora Crescent in the highbrow Katamkpe Extension area of Abuja; a parcel of land in Guzape District and a duplex at Olori ...

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